Kepulauan Britania

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Kepulauan Britania
Peta Kepulauan Britania dan lokasinya di Eropa.
Citra satelit Kepulauan Britania yang diperoleh pada 26 Maret 2012
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LokasiEropa Barat dan Eropa Utara
Koordinat54°N 4°W / 54°N 4°W / 54; -4
Jumlah pulau>6.000
Pulau besarBritania Raya dan Irlandia
Luas315.134 km2
Titik tertinggiBen Nevis (1.344 m)
Kota terbesarDublin
Kota terbesarLondon
Kota terbesarDouglas
Kota terbesarSaint Helier
Penduduk~68 juta jiwa
Kelompok etnikBritish, Channel Islanders, Cornish,[1] Inggris, English Gypsies, Irlandia, Irish Travellers, Kale, Manx, Skotlandia, Ulster-Scots, Wales

Kepulauan Britania adalah kepulauan di sebelah barat laut daratan Eropa yang di dalamnya termasuk Pulau Britania Raya, Pulau Irlandia, dan sekitar enam ribu pulau lainnya.[8] Ada dua negara berdaulat di Kepulauan Britania, yaitu Britania Raya dan Republik Irlandia.[9][10]

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  1. ^ Thernstrom, Stephan (1980), Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, hlm. 243, ISBN 0-674-37512-2, Both geographic and historical factors distinguish the Cornish as an ethnic group. 
  2. ^ "British Isles". Terminology Database. Foras na Gaeilge / Dublin City University. Diakses tanggal 23 September 2010. the British Isles s pl (Tíreolaíocht · Geography; Polaitíocht · Politics; Stair · History; Logainmneacha » Ceantar/Réigiún · Placenames » Area/Region) Éire bain agus an Bhreatain bain2 Mhór 
  3. ^ Dinneen, Patrick (1927), Foclóir Gaeilge Béarla, Irish-English Dictionary (edisi ke-2nd (1979 reprint)), Dublin: The Educational Company of Ireland, hlm. 812, Oileain [sic] Iarthair Eorpa, the British or West European Isles; 
  4. ^ "Salinan arsip" (PDF), Office of The President of Tynwald, diarsipkan dari versi asli (PDF) tanggal 2009-02-24, diakses tanggal 2012-09-23 
  5. ^ University of Glasgow Department of Celtic  Tidak memiliki atau tanpa |title= (bantuan)
  6. ^ "RÈGLEMENT (1953) (AMENDEMENT) SUR L'IMPORTATION ET L'EXPORTATION D'ANIMAUX". States of Jersey. Diarsipkan dari versi asli tanggal 2016-01-29. Diakses tanggal 2 February 2012. 
  7. ^ These are the official languages of the eight jurisdictions within the British Isles. Other languages are spoken, including several other native languages and dialects that have regional or special status.

  8. ^ "British Isles," Encyclopædia Britannica
  9. ^ Oxford English Dictionary: "British Isles: a geographical term for the islands comprising Great Britain and Ireland with all their offshore islands including the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands."
  10. ^ Alan, Lew; Colin, Hall; Dallen, Timothy (2008). World Geography of Travel and Tourism: A Regional Approach. Oxford: Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7506-7978-7. The British Isles comprise more than 6,000 islands off the northwest coast of continental Europe, including the countries of the United Kingdom of Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. The group also includes the United Kingdom crown dependencies of the Isle of Man, and by tradition, the Channel Islands (the Bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey), even though these islands are strictly speaking an archipelago immediately off the coast of Normandy (France) rather than part of the British Isles. 

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